Sunday, January 16, 2011

Rice Pasta and Noodle Medley in Tomato Sauce

Its recipe inspired by Rice Lentils and Pasta Medley from the Lebanese Cooking from Nita Mehta. I have changed a little. This recipe was really nice. I would surely cook it again again.


1 1/2 cup rice
2 tps olive oil
1/2 tps black pepper
1/2 tps red chilly powder

1/2 cup macaroni
1/2 cup boiler noodles

For sauce
3 tomatoes large chopped
1 medium onion chopped
5-6 garlic clove chopped
1/2 tps chilly flakes
1/2 tps black pepper
1 tps oregano
salt according to taste
2 tps vinegar
2 tps oil


1. in a microwave safe bowl, add rice, olive oil, black pepper and red chilly powder and salt.
2 add enough water and let it cook for 10-12 minutes on high

3. Boil macaroni and noodles. add salt , and little oil in water.
4. when boiled , drain the water. wash it and keep it aside.

For sauce

5. heat oil in pan. add onion, cook till it will change color.
6. add garlic, saute for 1 minutes.
7. now add tomatoes, red chilly, black pepper powder, oregano, salt and mix well.
8. let it cook for another 5 minutes.
9. add water and vinegar. close the lid for pan. let it cook for another 7-8 minutes. stirr in between

10. take a microwave safe bowl. spread pasta and noodle at bottom.
11. Spread a layer of sauce on it.
12. now spread a layer of cooked rice.
13 now spread all left sauce on it.
14 spread another layer of fried onion (optional)
15. cook in microwave for 2 minutes.
16. Serve Hot

Sending this Recipe to Presto Pasta Nights # 197 guest hosted by Girlichef,event by Ruth.


  1. Rice looks so nice. I am about to check Nita Mahta's Lebanese recipe right away.

    Hamaree Rasoi

  2. wow thats looks fabulous...I like all of nita mehtas recipes but i got to try her lebonese recipes...this recipe looks too good must try soon

    Super Yummy Recipes

  3. That looks delicious..very nicely done!

    US Masala

  4. I love the sound of delicious! I'd love it if you'd share it w/ Presto Pasta Nights, which I am hosting this week! It's here if you're interested: :) ~Heather

  5. Hello! Thank you for leaving a comment on my blog. Your rice looks yummy! I had never heard of broiler noodles :-)

  6. i like Nita Mehta's recipes.. this looks inviting!

  7. That is one combination dish .. i am sure no one get enough of it :)


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